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Parachaeturichthys polynema  (Bleeker, 1853)

Taileyed goby
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Australia country information

Common names: [No common name]
Occurrence: native
Salinity: marine
Abundance: | Ref:
Importance: | Ref:
Aquaculture: | Ref:
Regulations: | Ref:
Uses: no uses
Comments: Known from North Queensland (Ref. 34530). Also from Northern Territory (Ref. 075154).
National Checklist:
Country Information: httpss://www.cia.gov/library/publications/resources/the-world-factbook/geos/as.html
National Fisheries Authority: https://www.csiro.au/
Occurrences: Occurrences Point map
Main Ref: Devi, K.R., 1992
National Database:

Classification / Names

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Gobiidae (Gobies) > Gobiinae
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Size / Weight / Age

Max length : 15.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2798)

Environment

Marine; demersal

Climate / Range

Tropical, preferred ?

Distribution

Indo-West Pacific: south to Natal, South Africa; India (Ref. 4833) and Japan (Ref. 559).
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Short description

Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9-11; Anal spines: 1; Anal soft rays: 9 - 10. Body greenish; fins dark; upper caudal fin base with a large black spot surrounded by yellow (Ref. 2798).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Parachaeturichthys spp. Inhabit deep water (Ref. 42915). Rarely enters estuaries (Ref. 4833). Captured by trawls over mud bottom (Ref. 11441). Found to contain tetrodotoxin (TTX) and anhydrotetrodotoxin (anh-TTX) which causes paralytic food poisoning (Ref. 54777).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 90363)

Threat to humans

  Poisonous to eat (Ref. 54777)



Human uses

Fisheries: of no interest

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Estimates of some properties based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805)
PD50 = 0.7500 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)

Trophic Level (Ref. 69278)
3.1   ±0.3 se; Based on diet studies.

Resilience (Ref. 69278)
High, minimum population doubling time less than 15 months (Preliminary K or Fecundity.)

Vulnerability (Ref. 59153)
Low to moderate vulnerability (27 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)